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noisemaker (plural noisemakers)
- A person or device that produces a great deal of noise, especially one used in a celebration or sporting event.
- A device comprised of a handle with a ratchet at one end, with the ratchet end contained within a box that serves as an echo chamber, so that swinging or moving the device causes the ratchet to rotate within the box, creating a series of loud clicking sounds
- (device with ratchet): ratchet